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Sycamores improve to 2-0 in conference with win over Creighton

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

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Aaron Carter goes up for a second half dunk attempt for the Sycamores during a win over Creighton.
TERRE HAUTE -- Gabe Moore scored 13 points and Harry Marshall had 10 as Indiana State beat Creighton 62-54 Wednesday night.

Indiana State (7-5, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) took a 25-24 halftime lead and never led by less than seven after the 15:18 mark of the second half.

The Sycamores shot 46.8 percent from the field and outscored Creighton in the paint 26-16. Indiana State had 14 points off free throws compared with the Jays' eight.

Creighton (9-3, 0-2) shot just 37.3 percent from the field.

The Sycamores took control with 3:25 left in the first half as Todd McCoy hit a 3-pointer to make it 23-20. Indiana State never again trailed.

Booker Woodfox was the only Creighton player in double figures with 16.

INDIANA ST. 62, CREIGHTON 54

CREIGHTON (9-3)

Dotzler 0-2 2-2 2, Millard 0-0 0-0 0, Hibma 3-4 0-0 6, Bahe 1-3 0-0 3, Watts 3-9 1-2 7, Witter 1-5 0-0 2, Stinnett 2-9 1-1 5, Woodfox 5-7 1-4 16, Korver 1-3 0-0 2, Lawson Jr. 1-2 1-1 3, Harriman 2-7 2-2 8, Walker 0-0 0-1 0. Totals 19-51 8-13 54.

INDIANA ST. (7-5)

Arnold 0-0 0-0 0, Marshall 3-6 4-6 10, Stinson 4-12 0-0 9, McCoy 3-5 2-2 9, Tunnell 3-4 1-1 8, Moore 4-10 5-7 13, Lee 2-3 0-0 5, Martin 2-4 0-1 4, Carter 1-3 2-2 4. Totals 22-47 14-19 62.

Halftime--Indiana State 25-24. 3-Point Goals--Creighton 8-23 (Woodfox 5-7, Harriman 2-5, Bahe 1-2, Dotzler 0-1, Witter 0-1, Hibma 0-1, Watts 0-2, Korver 0-2, Stinnett 0-2), Indiana St. 4-15 (Tunnell 1-1, Lee 1-2, McCoy 1-3, Stinson 1-5, Carter 0-1, Moore 0-1, Marshall 0-2). Fouled Out--Moore, Stinnett. Rebounds--Creighton 36 (Watts 7), Indiana St. 30 (Marshall, Moore 6). Assists--Creighton 11 (Dotzler 4), Indiana St. 9 (Moore 5). Total Fouls--Creighton 20, Indiana St. 18. Technical--Millard. A--3,254. early foul



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